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Britt News-Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1955, Britt, Iowa BRITT IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3 Jesse Smith Owns Mystery Farm 4-H club work holding both local county offices in that organi- Expand Attractions for Hobo Day Britt High Is 100 300 Children Get Second Polio Shot Mystery farm No 37 owned by Mr and Mrs Jesse G Smith the town of Kanawha on the east This 160 acre farm was ed by the late David T Duncan of Deer Creek 111 in 1900 for an acie The Duncans reared five daughters on this farm Mrs Smith being the youngest daughter All weic well known rural school school teachers The Smiths moved to this farm in and purchased it in 1953 They have throe ions W David married and living in Kanawha who faims the homestead Eugene a of Waldorf College and a member of Kanawha Com- munity School and Paul a 1935 of the Kanawha schools at home Theie one Linda The boys have all active in trip to the International Exposition the merit Chicago based on of their record books The boys have always exhibited livestock as their Paul still being active In club work A livestock farming program is I saw overseas service The eldest son W David Mrs veteran of the Korean War Smith is a member of the used About one-third of the and Oren American Legion Auxiliary and the neighborhood Sew Club The entire family are members of Methodist Church The first persons to name the farm n ere Tom Swan from town is in glass and hay each year Smith member Chester While Breeders Association ng raised hogs since 192.1 he is a member of the ican Shorthorn Bleeders tion having raised purebred Shorthorns since At the present time theio a herd of 90 Shorthorns on the farm Smith is a time member of Thompson from the country They receive flee es to he Chief Theatre which can be picked up at the of- fice naming farm were were Mrs Clarence Smith Mrs Grant Haugland Mrs J B son and Joyce Paulson The Mystery Farms are d each week by the First State Bank of Brill and a free picture is given to the owner or tenant July 1955 went into the weather records as a sizzler and wound up with a bang with the last four days of the month 100 or over each day The average for the month was a warm 78.82 as compared with a average of 74.42 in 1954 The max average was 89.74 and th minimum average was 67.90 The highest mark recorded dur ing the month was 101 on July 8 and the coolest reading came on th morning of July 24 when the mei cury dipped to The mercur soared above the 90 mark on 18 o the thirty-one days of the mont ind stayed near or above the 10 mark the last week Precipitation during the vas 4.32 inches as compared will for the same period last year he largest amount of precipita ion fell in twenty-four houi ending at 7 a m on July 5 2.44 inches was recorded 38 inches of the month's tola came in the first 10 days with only about half an inch ing in the last two thirds of the month Weather Observer Earl Henschen listed only nine days as cloudy 01 partly cloudy with 22 listed as fail during the month just ended The extreme heat of the last ton days of the month became mental to corn and soybeans on lighter soils and caused losses to chickens turkeys and hogs The heat sapped subsoil moisture and rain was needed at tne end of the month All crops are about ten ahead of seasonal average and combining was com- by the end of the month wilh yield and quality of small the best in years grain Plan More Britt Gift Days Heat Postpones First Drawing At Least a Week First Gift Day Will Be Sometime in August The heat of the past two weeks is even loo much for the Gift Day planned by the Drill Club The lift Day set for Saturday August has been postponed until latei in may possibly be held August 13 Norman Lee chairman of the Retail Trade committee ed It definitely will ho held in August he said Watch foi the announcement in the and meanwhile register withycmi The August drawing will an expanded program of drawings for the lasl five months of The committee hap scheduled Gift Days for August ber and November and three for the month ol December Over in credit cards and will be given away in these drawings The December drawings will be parl of season events which the Drill merchants sponsor each year This includes Gifl Days treats for the young people and free movies Lee announced also thai the Gift I for the next four will over credit out to shoppers and M Si L lo La New Rail Here Minneapolis ca visitors in Cards valued al lo wore given out in the June Gift Day and they were BO ar wilh inat policy begin soon on aying rail on Minneapolis Si Louis Railway Co tracks near C S chief engineer for M SI L says two miles ol the 1 rail have been to Drill and will be laid 1101 Ih of the town Two miles of the pound rail lo replace Iho track will bo laid through the town next spring The heavier lail parl of Iho M SI program to improve liack Weatherill said will be continued Members of the arc Norman Lee Cy Perkins H Hi John D li laffei and Hill Dummett COMEDIANS HERE NEXT WEEK The Tilton Comedians wi a one week sland here Monday August S in their big lenl to be located on lots on West fith Mr and Mrs Tillon are observing 2nd year in show business uid enlarged their company for this year The play Monday will he Toby Arkansas and there will be vaudeville acts COMMERCIAL TO MEET TUESDAY Drill Commercial Club will hold its regular meeting on evening August at SI Young Mother Dies at Corwith Rites Saturday Corwith com was saddened Our weather observer Dr B A Rust reports the lowing temperatures and Temperatures for the last week in July Sunday July 21 81 degrees 91 day 28 100 degrees tilth 99 degrees and Monday August 1 was 98 degrees A much needed rain came day afternoon 1.03 inches fell in this area The rain by some wind which knocked off some tree branches and felled a few trees The field corn was somewhat twisted and Hie sweet corn flattened The mils harvest is out of the ay and some of the farmers are busy with culling and baling hay i- People received their second polio shots at the clinic held last week in Britt They came from all schools in West county For those who missed their second shot a makeup clinic will be held Friday at 1 p m at the Britt school David of Austin Texas has skeptical look m Ids eye as Dr John Enggas gives him his polio shot David had Ms shot in and is visiting his grandparents the Clarence at Klemme night by the untimely death of Mrs D who died following birth of a born son Her death occurred at Iho Lutheran Hospital in Fort for proposed al IK Dodge lalo Tuesday of 18 2 She had leached the afic of years K months and days Mrs the former Discusses Traffic Light Water Filter Upholds Objectors in Trailer House Issue The Brill town council turned own a request by Paul Kiehm eep a bouse trailer on West after a majority of the ad- property owners objected The met in special oll last Friday night at which me lour objectors and Kiehm dis- used situation With the imber of objections entered the said Uial had no bul io uphold the ordinance on the books action in the mailer will be taken this week The owned by Men Broom who works for Rich in Al Monday night council meeting council the hudgel foi as published No objectors appeared in the mailer of the budget A of a traffic ignal company discussed plant and This unidentified young wasn't hurt She insl frightened as Dr W Eller of Kanawha prepared to give polio serum became her the Test Fleet To Be In Britt August 13 Champlin's Test Fleet by Champlin Oil Co will roll through Brill on Saturday August 33 as part of the Laboratory on Wheels tesl of Champlin's new gasoline The of siv sleek new cars will stop at Floyd's lin Service at the intersection of Highway 18 and 111 in Britt as one of the eight stops for that day Residents of the ity arc invited to go to the station and sec the cars The Champlin company is ing the six cars over miles through eight states with checks on various blends of fuels being made under various weather and operating conditions Wearing white Champlin uni- forms and crash helmets young men thoroughly schooled in auto- motive engines and fuels will be the researchers With special testing devices test drivers constantly will check performance of different gasoline blends By merely flipping a switch the driver may change from one fuel tank to another thereby testing a different gasoline Champlin laboratory technicians will accompany test drivers re- cording research data On August 13 the test drivers Hall feature plans County Junior Fair August and for Hobo Day 23 The program will lor Hancock MARK JENSEN INJURED HV TRACTOR Alark Jensen son of Mr and Mrs Curtis Jensen was lasl when a ran over n's log Mark ind his little brother were with their father while he was pulling a mower on the The small bi oilier which daughter of Mr and Mrs Albert Jackson of born al Kanawha November R and grew Ic womanhood in lhal vicinity when she attended the public On 22 1 at Iowa she was united in riage to Dai roll D Stockwoll To that union five children wore Karon 15 Kenneth 7 the twins Ronnie and Connie 5 and the in- fant son Mr and Mrs Stockwoll their first home al Iho in gear II near since farmed Mrs was a of the Corwith Chinch the Mission Circle a-i I ilir Neighbors ol Coi with Surviving the death of young Lay Cornerstone of New Church mother are the hn band backed over Mark's log In caking il I dron her Mis Minim below the hip lie was taken Jackson of Kanawha one lo the Hancock County Memorial I James Jackson Yakima five Mrs Joe Caroline Meyer Kanawha Mrs Win Mary Meyer Percy 111 Ml: Wm Lela Mi- Herman Lula Brill an Mrs Alvin Hachman an also many oilier relatives Preceding her in death wore h infant son her father one Carl and a sister Mabel Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock at the St John's Lutheran Church preceded by a vice for the immediate family at home The K Clarence Brower will officiate In- will be made in the wha will drive miles making eight stops in Britt Clear Lake Mason City Forest City Lake Mills and Albert Lea Minn See next week's for the time of the visit by Test Fleet NEWS PA PER fl R C HI Rev Paul Adix of the Lutheran church of Britt places a trowel of mortar on the cornerstone of the new church on West First street during the cornerstone laying service day morning The service was held in a blazing sun which caused temperatures to go to 99 degrees that day Rev Adix holds the scaled metal box and tells the congregation of its contents The box was enclosed in the stone It held about 30 items of interest from community INJURES HAND IN HAY PULLEY While putting baled straw in the barn loft last week with the aid of a hay fork Gene Huling rot his left hand caught between the rope and pulley causing injury to both the little finger and the fourth finger He was confined in the cal hospital two days Coach Everett Issues Call For Football Squad Britt high school's new football Steve Everelt will issue week Io 51 boys Io for the first meeting of eason Monday August 15 at m The letters were sent to have played football for Brill r who have indicated they would C out for football Everett said if has been missed or ov they feel free to at- tend this first session The first meeting will be used for a general discussion of son issuing equipment and for dental and physical checks Re- will be served at tin close of meeling The first practice will be bold Wednesday August 24 the day of practice set by high school rules Squad members must get in 12 practices before they can play in a game Everelt said the first practices would be at night to enable all those boys who are working to get out for the sessions A boy musl have the approval of a local doctor a physical checkup before ho can participate j 111 One plan has boon and another forthcoming two plans are available Ihoy will In sent lo tli Iowa Highway Com- mission for approval The council also named Paulson temporary city neer to the of a walor filler plant Paulson Hancock county engineer A of a water illor company discussed the pla vilh the council Tho council agreed to furnish 11 ibor and equipment for ho county fairgrounds permits wore or for a nd on Ninth hire ml for Al Drisle to alter and n the fionl on the DC Franklin store The council approved a tor lown perlo Lee August 15 foi 10 days CAMP Announcement was made lair Wednesday of the formation ol he Trailer Camp W C Harvey and Richin The men have purchased a site by I.12 II on West Seventh SI of Locust from Mis Andrew Plans were incomplete week bul said would be to Slate Board of Health city regulations etc to make il a valuable and necessary addition to Brill Alike of Woden slopped up and looked al Dr D I- Sliaw and look hit Election Set For Sepl 6 Counly of harles Whitney has set the date }r the election on the proposed Lake School for Tuesday Sept Nine separate will vole at polling places on day of election The notice of election will be published in Aug 2.1 issue Whilnoy scl Iho dale according to law after the adjourned hearing of the joint county boards of tion and after the 10 day period for appeals following the hearing THOS CELEBRATE The wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Thomas will be observed Sunday August 7 wilh open house held for them at the St Patrick Hall from 2 to Services Held Wednesday For Chris Kyhl 82 Funeral services were held Chris Kyhl Wednesday 1 al Iho Osman Chapel and 2 p m al the Upper Church wilh Rev in charge Interment was made in I family lot in Cemetery al Kyhl burn al strup a small town close to slev in Denmark on May I a son lo Nis and Kyhl Al ago of Ifi he came o America arriving al an uncle helped him secure employment on a farm There lie worked for several years On February Mr Kyhl is married lo of Iowa They to farming near ind one year moved lo Dike owa whore Ihoy farmed six caving there they moved lo a arm seven miles of Drill bolter known as Upper Flat vicinity This was Iho of Mr Kyhl two years ago when ho Io a home in Deal Ih came Sunday July HI al Iho Mercy Hospital in Mason Cily lie had leached the age of 82 years 2 months and HO days Mr Kyhl in his more active years held i of township offices He a man always ready to lend a helping hand willingly Mr Kyhl his U S Citizenship pers in 18111 Km riving are four Mrs Arthur Freda Kaller Jarnor Kmil Kyhl and Mrs Win Klina both of Hillings Montana are twelve ind five groat grandchildren Mr Kyhl the last member of his amily was in death by lis wife on 22 HMH a or Alma in infancy two nd one Sportsmen Club will Friday evening 5 al he Memorial Hall in Brill al 8 p i to Nels Jensen Top Wrestling Show Booked on Monday Night Activities for All Ages Planned for Convention Plans for the annual Hobo Day celebration were expanded this week when announcement was nude of an outstanding onal wrestling show for the ng of August 22 the night before Day General Chairman Kenneth was notified by Sports Promoter Pinkie George of Des Moines that the world champion tag team of Art Nielsen and Reggie Lisowski will meet Roy McClarity of Canada and Joe Dusek of They are all nationally known tele- vision wrestlers which means that Britt will have a show of national significance for the Hobo Day celebration Tho show will get underway at p m on Monday night with two preliminary bouts It will be hold at the at the cock county Fairgrounds southeast of and seating is being vided for 1500 people Advance ticket sales will be made ith tickets going on sale this Friday at many of the business places in Britt Dr H H Morgan is in charge of sales Along with the wrestling show the other big attractions for day night will be the outstanding midway and carnival Royal United Shows on Main street They will have at least 12 major rides and 10 concessions to entertain the UIR crowd Excellent Parade Plans for the biggest parade in Hobo Day history are being made and entries have boon pouring in the past few days Special tions have been sent to Mrs Iowa Miss Iowa Miss Golden Girl and Miss Hancock County to take part in the parade Twelve bands have born contacted headlined by the famous Original Hobo Band In order to give every member or the family something to do every minute of Hobo Day a ball game for the afternoon is being planned There will be Hammond Organ concert in Memorial Park during the afternoon for persona who just want to sit down and relax That's part of the plans up to this week Naturally there will be all the of her of Hobo Day huge rude corona ion of I he King and Queen the of mulligan stew Hie free acts both afternoon and evening Past Hobo Day events in Britt lave attracted people Thin year activities have boon planned will keep them all d in an outstanding program The ight of August 22 and all day August Brill is a must on your calendar If you don't have fun at Hobo Day you're bard to please A special radio program Holm Day was heard on Station WHO Wednesday night a I m Del Donahue from thai station in Brill day afternoon to gel information the celebration Featured on the Celebrations show were Kenneth Marvin Nelson and John Anderson Two Inductees For August The Hancock County Local Hoard will deliver two men for in- duclion on August 8 The ing will be to the Armed Forces Induction Station at Monies on dale Konald Eugene Wood Klemme and Gerard Farrell Crystal Lake Faust Wins Jr Shoot Title p m al which lime and friends arc lo hall lo greet them ANNUAL PICNIC HELD The annual picnic of members of Britt Volunteer Fire ment and their families was held Sunday in Memorial Park NELSON NOW AT Emil Nelson who was injured when he fell from a grain bin on Saturday July has been dis- missed from Hancock Counly Hospital and is now re- home satisfactorily at his A old Britt high is now junior of Iowa Albert Faust son of Mr Clarence Faust who live eigh ilos southwest of won Ih llo lasl week end in the mot al Cedar Falls During the three day shoot riday Saturday and Sunday th ung shooter fired at 400 targets For the junior lilli broke of 100 Ho also com- sted in the Class C adult shoot id tied for place breaking 2 of 200 a Faust has ready won himself several Ho put shotgun his shoulder when he was 10 That gun was a but he graduated to a 12-gaugo when ho was 11 and has been improving ever since In 1 he won the Northwest Hone Junior Championship and the stale tillo The wesl zone includes nine states and two provinces in Canada Ho skipped a year of winning and in 1953 took the N W Junior championship and repealed in state title He failed to win in 1954 but back this year lo win Junior championship of and Iho Class C zone For his new state title ic won a watch and a travelling1 rophy which he must win three Limes to keep The junior class ranges from 15 to 18 years of age The is under 15 years have shot al 1000 largets in shoots to enter the Grand American a handicap American Shoot at Vandalia Ohio Albert is shown wilh trophies and KM won in the four of trophy and watch in center as the that wilh hb junior championship title The include five watches a pen and pencil set and 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